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Alt-Bier Ale - Hangar 24 Brewery

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BA SCORE
81
good

136 Ratings
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Ratings: 136
Reviews: 29
rAvg: 3.56
pDev: 14.33%
Wants: 4
Gots: 19 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Hangar 24 Brewery visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
Altbier |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Floydster on 11-06-2008)
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Ratings: 136 | Reviews: 29 | Display Reviews Only:
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Beermazter310, Apr 18, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

Zephids, Apr 09, 2013
Photo of largadeer
3/5  rDev -15.7%

largadeer, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
3/5  rDev -15.7%

westcoastbeerlvr, Apr 06, 2013
Photo of TheMarkE
3.71/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Appearance: Nice amber with plenty of foam and good lacing.

Smell: Not a strong aroma, but there are some toasted malts and caramel.

Taste: Toasted malts, chocolate, and caramel up front with a decent amount of hops for balance. The hop flavor tends to strengthen as it warms.

Mouthfeel: Fresh, rich, and creamy.

The Verdict: Not bad. I met California based Hangar 24 at a beer fest and they impressed me. This isn’t their best, but it’s a decent sample of the the style with plenty of flavor.

TheMarkE, Apr 05, 2013
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

CrazyHarry, Mar 31, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Mthill, Mar 07, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

DeezGunz14, Mar 04, 2013
Photo of Therisse
4/5  rDev +12.4%

Therisse, Feb 26, 2013
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4.5/5  rDev +26.4%

lear456089, Feb 24, 2013
Photo of rawfish
4.01/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Attractive amber hue, slightly hazy with a one finger off white head. Decent retention and forms an attractive ring of lacing.

Delivers a nice mixture of bready malt and light complex sweetness, caramel and toffee with hazelnut, grape skins and cocoa powder notes. Hop profile is slightly fruity and herbaceous.

Full flavor that starts off slightly grainy with some bread and husk, nice amounts of mixed nuts, honey, toffee, and cocoa. Little bit of grass and vinous fruit. Finish gets a touch acidic but a solid bitterness and grainy drying scrub the palate well.

Good bitterness and drying, sessionable body with average carbonation. Well balanced beer.

Terrific alt-bier, provides good flavor and complex for a session beer, stands out in its own category. Impressive offering, and good value.

rawfish, Jan 22, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

chronolulu, Jan 21, 2013
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3/5  rDev -15.7%

TicoCali, Jan 17, 2013
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3.5/5  rDev -1.7%

izambler, Nov 29, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -8.7%

ste5venla, Nov 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

g_jenkins, Nov 21, 2012
Photo of Mister_Joshy
3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Mister_Joshy, Nov 12, 2012
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1/5  rDev -71.9%

dragonx2099, Nov 03, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +19.4%

CousinSuzy, Oct 25, 2012
Photo of DocJitsu
3.6/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear golden amber color with a foamy root beer colored head. It barely has any nose at all. Toasted malt aroma. Mild to medium bodied, wet mouthfeel. Notes of chocolate and coffee with a distinct fresh chili pepper finish. An interesting beer.

DocJitsu, Oct 21, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

t0rin0, Oct 10, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

Gonzoillini, Sep 29, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Sort of like a nice lightly burnt caramel on the nose with bits of chocolate for highlights. It leaves a sweet and nutty impression on the brain.

Pours a deep clear amber with a few bubbles of carbonation that rise to the slightly off-white, thin head. Lacing is thin but adequate to satiate me. It's a really nice looking beer.

Nice sweet start that brings up this brown sugar caramel-like flavor and rounds out to a flavor reminiscent of eating a toffee bar with chocolate and nuts. Very nice and simple flavors coming off of this beer. It's smooth and medium bodied, with little carbonation. Its a solid Alt bier that I'd love to have again.

tlazaroff, Sep 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +12.4%

jmccraney, Sep 03, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +5.3%

ObeMaltKinobee, Aug 15, 2012
Alt-Bier Ale from Hangar 24 Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 136 ratings.